Police arrested a man in his twenties after questioning yesterday evening who is suspected of having taken part in the murder of a man in Hafnarfjördur on Saturday night. It will be decided today whether the suspect will be taken into custody.
Icelandic police officers. The photo is not related to the story. Copyright: Icelandic Photo Agency.
The forensic examination of the victim’s home has almost been completed and a DNA sample from the crime scene has been sent to Norway for analysis, visir.is reports.
Fridrik Smári Björgvinsson, senior officer at the Capital Region Police investigative department, said the results from the DNA test can be expected after two or three weeks.
Björgvinsson would not comment on the status of individuals who have been questioned in relation to this case.
Another suspect was held by police for 24 hours but then released as there was not sufficient reason to demand custody over him.
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